The Hawke's Bay A&P Society

Championing the Bay
Hawke's Bay A&P Society

Become a VIP as a Member of the A&P

As the Hawke's Bay A&P Society, we truly value our members. It's only with dedicated member support that we are able to offer our agricultural and pastoral sector a range of opportunities and benefits to further its growth and by extension the growth of the beautiful region we all call home.

Our constitution aims "To bring town and country together" and this rings as true now as it did when we first created it over a 150 years ago.

We love promoting our primary sector to a wide audience, facilitating events, acknowledging our history and heritage, developing educational programmes, awarding scholarships, and celebrating excellence in all its forms so that our sector and region can continue to develop grow and prosper.

Will you join us?

Our Corporate Members
Hawke's Bay A&P Society

Introducing the Hawke’s Bay A&P Society

The Hawke’s Bay A&P Society is a charitable, not for profit incorporated society. Formed in 1858, the agricultural and pastoral movement was originally set up to champion the primary industry sector.

For over 150 years, the Hawke’s Bay A&P Society has promoted agricultural, pastoral, horticultural, viticulture and forestry resources through its various channels including organized events such as The Royal A&P Show, National Horticulture Field Day, The Hawke’s Bay A&P Wine Awards, the Famer of the Year Award and the Primary Sector Awards.

The Society is located at the historic and beautiful Showgrounds Hawke’s Bay Tomoana and the facilities on site are frequently hired out for local and national events. The site is the home base for New Zealand first, and largest Farmers Market and the international event; Landrover Horse of Year.

The Hawke’s Bay A & P Society is paving the way for initiative and forward thinking in the rural sector, contributing to positive economic development across the region.

The Society strives to: Advance the primary sector; Promote growth; Celebrate excellence; Provide educational opportunities; Highlight careers across primary sector; Honour the heritage and continuing the legacy of our foundation members.

Hawke's Bay A&P Society

Membership Options

Become a member and enjoy a range of exclusive VIP benefits, as well as the pride you can take in knowing that your help allows us to grow, and achieve our goal of connecting communities, promoting our people and produce, inspiring our primary sector to be the best it can be and continuing the legacy of our foundation members.

Special Membership:

Hawke's Bay A&P Society Member and Hawke's Bay Rugby Union Partnership Club. Value: Four Lambs (value of two lambs to Society, and two to Hawke's Bay Rugby Union Partnership Club and not only will you be supporting the Hawke's Bay agriculture and pastoral industry and the A&P Society, but you will also be supporting the Hawke's Bay Rugby Union and receive a wide range of exclusive privileges throughout the year through both organisations.

Benefits include:

The Hawke's Bay A&P Society Waikoko Membership Package Benefits 6x Magpies Match Ticket Vouchers to be redeemed at any home game/s, pre and after match access to Pettigrew Lounge, Magpies Club roll of honour, exclusive Sponsor discounts, prepurchase opportunities for All Black domestic test match tickets.

Youth Member
Society
Member
Waikoko
Member
Corporate
Member
Price (GST inclusive)
$35
$75
$125
$600
Adult passes for the Hawke's Bay Show
x2
x4
x6
x20
Exclusive Car pass to the members only car park
-
x1
x1
x10
Exclusive entry point to A&P Show (entry gate reserved for members only)
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
An exclusive invitation for members of your company to attend the official launch the A&P show held in a marquee overlooking the main show arena
-
-
-
x4
Complimentary entry tickets to the premium Bayleys Members Marquee open during the show
x2
x4
x6
x20
Complimentary refreshments within the Bayleys Members Marquee
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Passes to the BNZ National Horticulture Field Day in June each year at the Tomoana Showgrounds Hawke's Bay
-
x4
x10
x20
An invitation to the Presidents drinks at the Sockman’s Bar within the Sheep Pavilion including a complimentary drink
Yes
-
-
-
An exclusive invitation for two to the annual Presidents cocktail function held prior to the Annual General Meeting
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
An exclusive member only, priority booking period for all Pork Lords Ball
Yes
-
-
-
Priority booking period on all Hawke's Bay A&P Society Events*
-
-
Yes
Yes
Enjoy a discount on all tickets to Hawke's Bay A&P Society Events*
-
-
5%
10%
Priority booking period for trade space at the A&P Show and the National Horticulture Field Days
-
-
-
Yes
Featured on the Corporate Member roll of honour
-
-
-
Yes
Framed certificate of membership for display in business
-
-
-
Yes
Discounted hireage of Showgrounds facilities
-
-
-
20%
Promotion to the online network of the Hawke's Bay A&P Society*
-
-
-
Yes
Voting rights at all Members Meetings
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hawke's Bay A&P Society

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Make a Donation

The Hawke’s Bay A&P Society is a registered charity and as you may know COVID 19 has impacted our ability to generate income for the Society. Your donation will contribute towards the efforts being made so that the Society can be financially secure during this unprecedented time.

We are currently in the process of being able to accept donations via this website. Check back here in the New Year.

Please note: all donations will be acknowledged and receipted.

Charities Commission: CC10131

Thank you for your generosity and continued support, we really do appreciate it.

Hawke's Bay A&P Society

Contact Us

Hawke's Bay A&P Society 

Tomoana Showgrounds Hawke's Bay
Kenilworth Road
PO Box 349
Hastings


Phone: 06 878 3123
Email: admin@showgroundshb.co.nz

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Isabelle Crawshaw

General Manager

Pam Thompson

Office Administrator

Samantha Greene

Event & Trade Manager

Kahlia Fryer

Competitions Manager

Ross Williams

Grounds Manager
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